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The Big Easy 

YDS: 5.10a French: 6a Ewbanks: 18 UIAA: VI+ ZA: 18 British: E1 5a

   
Type:  Sport, 1 pitch
Consensus:  YDS: 5.9+ French: 5c Ewbanks: 17 UIAA: VI ZA: 17 British: E1 5a [details]
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Submitted By: Andrew Cheung on May 25, 2006

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Description 

Fun, balancy moves on crimps and otherwise positive but small holds up a slightly slabby face.


Location 

On the left side of Blackstone, it is the last route that appears to start from the ground. There are a few more routes to the left.


Protection 

9 bolts plus chains at the top. Need 60 meter rope.



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By Mark Gibson
From: Seattle, WA
Mar 24, 2009

Does anyone know what the two routes way out left go at?

By JonathanC
From: CO
Jul 30, 2009

edit to add: looks like the link is now dead. bummer.

www.deceptioncrags.com/BookUpdates/Exit32/index.htm

supposedly 8 and 7 (r>l), but I felt like it was a little run out and uninspiring on the 8

By Kevin Williams
Jul 9, 2012
rating: 5.10a 6a 18 VI+ 18 E1 5a

Fun and fairly consistent. It gets slightly harder toward the top but with excellent rests and no definitive crux's on the route this is a great way to break into the 5.10 grade.

By Mark Davidson
From: Tacoma, WA
Aug 13, 2012

Here's the link to the new routes. One is a 5.7 and the other is a 5.8.

www.northbendrock.com/BookUpdates/Exit32/Blackstone.htm

By gregman
Jul 1, 2013

Lots of fun, great warm up route. As shown in the link above, this route is actually the *2nd* route from the left side now. The end is a bit tricky, but just go for it and you'll find the holds are quite sufficient :)